writing and living

While plowing back through some of the old voice memos, I found a quote from a dear friend of mine, writer and musician Michael Winn. We were talking about writing and developing characters and he explained why he’d had such trouble capturing human life on the page: “Living your life makes you a good writer.Continue reading “writing and living”

“shoulding” all over yourself

I used to know a woman who hated the word “should.” Anytime someone would use the phrase, “I should,” she’d got berserk. She called this practice “shoulding all over yourself.” We all do it: “I should be more productive. I should be making more money. I should have it all figured out by now.” WhoContinue reading ““shoulding” all over yourself”